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Nord Gospel Sessions

featuring Kevin Powell & Glenn Gibson Jr


We are proud to present a brand new Nord Gospel Session with some of the finest gospel players from the East Coast: Kevin Powell and Glenn Gibson Jr!

This new Nord Gospel Session features phenomenal performances blending gospel, funk and fusion. The first episode is a gritty gospel funk piece named "Hartford Funk" with Kevin Powell on Nord Grand, Glenn Gibson Jr on Nord C2D, Samuel Joseph on bass and William Davis on drums.

Brett Williams Sessions

Exclusive live performances from the US keyboardist


We are happy to present a brand new Nord Live Session featuring Brett Williams - a series of exclusive performances from US keyboardist Brett Williams (Marcus Miller, Snarky Puppy, Robert Glasper).

The opening episode is a funky piece named "Tonin'" where Brett is jamming out on some Wurly and B3 sounds backed by Morgan Ågren and Gustaf Hielm. The Brett Williams session was recorded live at RMV Studios in Stockholm, September 4th 2019 and the remaining episodes will be published in the coming months.

Michael Bereal Sound Bank

25 exclusive signature patches for Nord Stage 3


We are proud to present the Michael Bereal Signature Sound Bank for Nord Stage 3 - 25 unique patches created by legendary gospel keyboardist/producer Michael Bereal.

The sound bank is based on the Nord Stage 3 factory sounds and includes Michael's custom Acoustic and Electric Pianos, Layers, Synth Leads, Synth Brass, Strings and much more. A unique patch collection from one of the finest musicians in gospel music!   

Download the Mike Bereal Signature Sound Bank for Nord Stage 3

OS Updates

for Nord Stage 3, Nord Electro 6 & Nord Piano 4


The new OS Updates for Nord Stage 3, Nord Electro 6 and Nord Piano 4 include features related to our new Marimba and Vibraphone sounds as well as minor bug fixes. See Update History for a complete list of changes. 

Download and see Update History here:
Nord Stage 3 OS v2.22 , Nord Electro 6 OS v2.12 , Nord Piano 4 OS v2.12

We recommend all Stage 3, Electro 6 and Piano 4 owners to update their instruments.

Marimba & Vibraphone

New unique sounds in the Nord Piano Library!


 A brand new Miscellaneous category including exclusive Marimba and Vibraphone sounds is now available in the Nord Piano Library. 

The Marimba and Vibraphone require the latest OS update and are compatible with Nord Stage 3/2EX/2, Nord Electro 6/5, Nord Piano 4/3 and Nord Grand.  

Listen to sound demos and download here: Marimba and Vibraphone 

Rai Thistlethwayte Sessions

a brilliant live session series featuring the new Nord Grand!


We are thrilled to present the Rai Thistlethwayte Sessions including eight episodes of phenomenal performances ranging from funky soul to 80s pop vibes and jazz - all featuring the new Nord Grand!

First out is a funky piece called "Chase The Clouds" with Morgan Ågren on drums and Gustaf Hielm on bass. 

Read more about Rai Thistlethwayte

Nord Gospel Sessions

featuring Michael Bereal and Daniella Bernard


We are proud to introduce the first episode of our Nord Gospel Sessions - a brand new series of exclusive live performances from some of the finest gospel musicians in the world!

First out is the legendary keyboardist/producer Michael Bereal featuring the young gifted Daniella Bernard. The excellent opening episode is a shuffle called "Thank You Jesus" featuring Michael on lead vocals and Nord C2D accompanied by Daniella on Nord Electro 6.

This first session was recorded live at RMV Studios in Stockholm, May 7th 2019 and more episodes will be released in the coming months. 

White Grand

A new grand piano with a rich, shimmering sound!


We are pleased to release the White Grand - a unique new grand piano in the Nord Piano Library.

The White Grand is a semi-concert grand with a rich, expressive and shimmering sound and is available for free download.

Download and listen to sound demos here

Mike Patrick Signature Sound Bank

Exclusive sounds for Stage 3 and Electro 6


We are happy to present the Mike Patrick Signature Sound Bank for Nord Stage 3 and Nord Electro 6 - an exclusive patch collection from the gifted British keyboardist/producer Mike Patrick (Jake Bugg, JP Cooper, The Streets, James Arthur).

“This sound bank is mainly for the RnB lovers, the Pop lovers and even the House lovers, and I'm a big fan of strings so I've put some in there as well!”

Download the Mike Patrick Signature Sound Bank here:
Nord Stage 3 and Nord Electro 6

OS Update for Nord Stage 3

Improvements and bug fixes


The new Nord Stage 3 OS v2.20 includes improvements and bug fixes. See Update History for a complete list of changes. 

Download the new OS here: Nord Stage 3 OS v2.20 
We recommend all Stage 3 owners to update their instruments.